Paramedic Special Populations
This course relates pathophysiology and assessment findings to the formulation of field impressions
and implementation of treatment plans for specific medical conditions. Content areas include: endocrinology,
allergies and anaphylaxis, behavioral/psychiatric conditions, gynecology, obstetrics, neonatology,
pediatrics, and geriatrics. In the clinical setting, theory and skills are applied to a variety of medical
situations across the life span of the patient, with a focus on communication with and management of
cardiac, acute care, psychiatric/behavioral, obstetrical, newborn, pediatric, geriatric, and acute
interventions for chronic care patients, and patients with special challenges.